In March 2016, a climber discovered the Brucardes cave paintings in a 6-metre-long, 2-metre-high, natural opening near San Fruitós de Bages.

It is a compact mural painted at a single chronological moment. Here we can identify 11 figures of quadrupeds, stelliform representations and bars of what is known as schematic art, characterised by its very basic design and the search for minimal expression.

One of its most singular features is the fact that it is one of the first sets of cave paintings documented in Central Catalonia (the other is in Castellar de Riu, Berguedà), which opens up new lines of research and scientific interpretation to be considered.

The access point is located in the residential area of Les Brucardes, at the junction of carrer Riu d’Or and carrer Cau de la Guineu.

Following the signposting you cross the Pla dels Rovellons and after 5 minutes walking, you will find the set of paintings cordoned off by a safety fence.

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